The Honey Bee (Scientific American Library Series)
|Rating||:||4.39 (868 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||239 Pages|
Who knows, there may be 'Goulds' in the bee world trying to explain what we do!" New Scientist. It is written in an extremely readable and involving way and presents very clearly the exciting story of unravelling the only other complex language in the animal kingdom, apart from our own. " The Honey Bee is for anyone
"A surprisingly interesting study of bees and animal learning" according to firstname.lastname@example.org. The authors, in laying out an engaging and thorough discussion of bees, their 'honey dance', and other elements of highly structured language, illuminate the broader question of how animals experience and learn. The folklore -- and wonderful pictures -- will make this book a pleasure for nature lovers, while stu. "Honeybee behaviour" according to Howard Schneider. Honey bees are among the most complex of the extant protostomes, and their behavior and central nervous system has been studied in some detail. This easy to read reference describes beekeeping, the life cycle of the bees and the bee hive, communication by pheromes, communication by sound, communication by the be. It's all about the bees! This book was written PRE-varroa mite, but it's about bees, NOT beekeeping! It's a great read, well written, and has enhanced my beekeeping. It is also NOT a duplicate of "The Hive and the Honeybee".